4 hospitalized after violent crash splits car in half in San Francisco

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
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Three people were taken to San Francisco General with major injuries after a violent car crash in San Francisco's Bayview District that left a car cut in half overnight.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Four people were taken to the hospital after a violent car crash in San Francisco's Bayview District left a car cut in half.

The victims' injuries are considered non-life threatening.

The crash happened at 3rd Street and Carroll Avenue around 1:15 a.m. The silver Mazda's engine compartment snapped away from the rest of the car. The crash also sheared off a fire hydrant at the intersection.

Police are investigating how the crash happened, but say speed was a factor.

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